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Prostate Cancer

For someone like myself who went through the trauma of being diagnosed (unexpectedly) with prostate cancer, and eventually surgery, it...

An Unconventional Journey to Full-Time Writing

A success story for aspiring authors, this report – already seen and used by thousands of people online – is...

Russborough’s Stolen Paintings

On a recent visit to the Volvo Regatta, held at the prestigious Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire,...

Writing and Money

I was asked recently by an aspiring author if I’d made a lot of money writing books. Not a fortune,...

The Wandering Blackamoor

An Irish Tale By Maurice Neill   It stood on the floor at the end of the elbow-polished counter in...

The Scourge of Misplaced Apostrophes

A few days ago a newspaper article with a remarkable headline caught my attention. It stated that there was a...

Tracing your Ancestry

From the popular TV show ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ to the many books and internet sources on tracing...

The Importance of Information

In the preface to an early book of mine, I tell of the Irish storytelling tradition that stretches all the...

Is it Science Fiction or Fantasy? (2)

This is a question I’m asked repeatedly and it’s one which I’ve written about previously. It seems to be asked...

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